Leaders say a philosophy of suspicion keeps VA from making significant progress on the swelling backlog of veteran disability claims.
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Nearly 300 motorcycle riders, passengers and support staff will roar out of Indianapolis on Aug. 18 on the fourth annual American Legion Legacy Run.
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On Sept. 23, 2004, Sgt. 1st Class Otie J. McVey was medically evacuated from Baghdad. The 53-year-old Army reservist from Oak Hill, W.Va., was treated for an illness unrelated to combat.
Legion Riders raise $75,000 to save Missouri home for at-risk girls
Legion Baseball has thrived through wars, economic turmoil and national tragedies. Some 85 years later, the league is as strong as ever.
Rep. Deborah L. Halvorson, D-Ill., introduced House Resolution 679 on July 24, calling on Americans to observe American Legion Day on Sept. 16.
Veteran discusses his role in prostate cancer campaign.
Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., introduced legislation July 28 that would allow VA to bill Medicare for third-party reimbursements of eligible veterans for nonservice-connected medical conditions.
Conventioneers who donate $10 or more while at Convention will receive a specially designed OCW pin.
There’s no denying the team’s dramatic improvement this year, and its effect on Legion posts near the race sites.
Josh Burton played Legion ball in Lewiston, Idaho. He died tragically in an auto accident last year. His community honored him with an alumni game and scholarship.
Christopher Andrews, 17, of Green River, Wyo., was elected president of The American Legion Boys Nation.
Commander Rehbein responded to President Obama's urgent call for national health-care reform by urging Congress to leave VA and DoD health-care systems alone.
U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., says high-quality health care for veterans is at the top of his list of priorities.
Aamendment repeals the offset of pay for surviving spouses who are eligible for both military and survivor benefits.
Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., at a July 21 meeting with Legionnaires in Washington, D.C.
The past national commander has seen, heard and done plenty in his 96 years.
The Trials 200 in Salem, Ind., was the fourth race of the season on the ASA Late Model Challenge Series circuit.
House of Representatives is considering a resolution to honor the 6.8 million Americans who served in the Korean War by adding Korean War Armistice Day.
American Legion Riders in Mississippi took to the highways June 13, riding into Jackson from four different directions to raise money for the Tupelo Children's Mansion, which provides shelter and support for abused children.
Bill would greatly increase VA funding for medical services, support and facilities, passed the House of Representatives on July 10.
The challenge is to craft a document that creates a picture of yourself that ties into your current career goals.
Major League Baseball's Jeff Kent and Luis Gonzalez are adding their lively commentary to the web cast of The American Legion Baseball World Series.
Team Johnson Motorsports was in Rockingham, N.C. July 4 weekend. 76 Freedom Car visited nearby posts and raced in the ASA Late Model Cherry Bomb 200.
A July 6 story by the Associated Press, “New GI benefits vary widely by state,” failed to address important aspects of the benefits, such as the Yellow Ribbon program.
Legion passes resolution to formalize relationship.
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Save hundreds of dollars each month and help pay for a college education for children of U.S. military men and women who die on active duty.
The right to protect the flag was a right that we, as a country, had possessed since the birth of our nation.
Former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, journalist and author remembers his time with Boys State.
The United States has welcomed newcomers since its founding. Ellis Island's Peopling of America Center chronicles archetypal families' journey through the stages of immigration.